Bus in Franklin Hit by a Tractor

Sept. 20, 2013 – Thankfully, 20 Franklin County students escaped injury when their bus was hit in the rear by a John Deere tractor yesterday afternoon.

Trooper 1st Class Tim Brock of Georgia State Patrol Post 7 in Toccoa said the wreck happened at 4:06 PM on Georgia Hwy 17 at Twin Creek Road south of Lavonia.

Brock said the Franklin County school bus had stopped to offload students when the small farm tractor was unable to stop and struck the bus in the rear.

Brock said, no citations were issued, and there were no injuries in the wreck.

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